Creepshow

Creepshow is a graphic novella published by Penguin imprint Plume in July 1982, based on the movie Creepshow (also from 1982). The movie, directed by George A. Romero and written by Stephen King, consists of five short films, two of which are based on earlier prose stories by King, while the remaining three were written specifically for the movie.

The book’s interior art is by Bernie Wrightson with Michele Wrightson, with a cover by Jack Kamen.

Five stories include.

  • “Father’s Day”
  • “The Lonesome Death of Jordy Verrill” (based on the short story “Weeds“, first published in 1976)
  • “Something to Tide You Over”
  • “The Crate” (based on the short story “The Crate“”, first published in 1979)
  • “They’re Creeping Up on You”

How to identify a first edition.

Creepshow first edtion copyright page example.

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